Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Armella C. Schroeder – Holy Cross

Armella C. Schroeder, 94, of Holy Cross, Iowa died Friday, October 16, 2015 at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday October 19, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross where a parish vigil service will be held at 2:30 p.m., and a Catholic Order of

Ronald C. Moroney – Winthrop

Ronald C. Moroney, of Winthrop, died Friday, October 16, 2015.  Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Immaculate Conception Church, Masonville.  Family will greet friends from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Monday, October 19, 2015 at Bohnenkamp Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, with a 4:00 p.m. Scripture Service,  and


West Delaware Wins Battle of the Unbeatens

The West Delaware Hawks are District Champs, staying undefeated after Friday night’s 13-9 win over Independence. It was a battle between the unbeatens at a packed Brown Field in Manchester. West Delaware Coach Doug Winkowitsch says it was intense. With Decorah’s 28-7 loss to Charles City, West Delaware became District Champs. It’s the first time since


Garnavillo Man Sentenced to Prison for Domestic Abuse

A Garnavillo man was recently sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted of domestic abuse assault. The Clayton County Attorney’s Office says 33-year old Clayton Schultz was involved in the assault on February 21st. Authorities say the victim told Schultz to leave her home and he refused, pushing her to the ground multiple


Two Arrested on Drug-Related Charges in Manchester

Two people were arrested on drug-related charges in Manchester this past week. Manchester Police say on Friday, October 10th, they received a complaint of a man injecting himself with an unknown substance at the Casey’s General Store on North Franklin Street. When police arrived, they found the man outside the store acting erratically. Police discovered


Linn County Added to Burn Ban List

A burn ban is now in effect for Linn County until further notice. Linn County fire chiefs requested the burn ban, which went into effect late Friday afternoon. Open burning is prohibited in all Linn County towns, as well as all unincorporated areas throughout the county. Buchanan and Fayette counties are also under burn bans


Crops Destroyed In Area Fires

Multiple fires burned Thursday on a windy afternoon in eastern Iowa. Colesburg firefighters responded to a report of a field on fire about one mile south of the city on Delaware County road X47. Fire Captain Mitch Avery said It’s unknown exactly what caused the fire.  About 20 acres were destroyed.  The fire was extinguished


Iowa Crops and Weather Report – Oct. 13

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Tuesday on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “The weather was nearly ideal for harvest last week with warm temperatures and dry weather allowing farmers to make significant

Brian E. Trapp – Delhi

Brian E. Trapp, 58, of Delhi, died Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at home.  A Scripture Service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 18, 2015, at Clifton Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, where family will greet friends from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Brian was born July 14, 1957, in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, the